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Sunday, January 15th, 2012

Morris: No games to undermine petition opposing development

Backers of a controversial apartment and retail project between Sessom Drive and Sessom Creek say they will not take a page from other developers' playbook to thwart the will of neighboring property owners who have signed a petition opposing the project.

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

Quaint B&B, happening bar fight for their lives

Owners of Crystal River Inn, a fixture of San Marcos tourism for more than a quarter century, say they are struggling to keep the bed and breakfast in business after a trendy open-air bar started up next...

Sunday, May 9th, 2010

Students’ trash becomes locals’ treasure through Pack It Up, Pass It On

Pack It Up and Pass It On, the annual recycling event at Texas State University that allows students and the community to donate usable items that would otherwise go to landfills, is under way on- and off-...

Friday, September 18th, 2009

Town and Gown forum set for Sept. 28

A Town and Gown forum hosted by the San Marcos Area League of Women Voters (LWV) will be held Sept. 28 at the San Marcos Activity Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

City, university plan community welcome

The city of San Marcos and Texas State University will co-sponsor a Community Welcome on Thursday, Sept.10, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Hills of Hays Neighborhood located off Staples Road.